Next FAL weekend 6-8 July

Just a reminder to get those items out of the finishing pile ready for our Finish-A-Long happening this weekend.

We’re also joining forces with the Christmas SAL blog for an ornamentifying weekend, so we’d love to see all the ornaments that get finished over the weekend as well 😀

And, as an extra little incentive, this month everyone who finishes something and posts it to the blog will be entered into a draw to win some lovely finishing stash!   So dig out your stitched pieces and your finishing supplies and get ready to join in.

Flange Pillow Materials List

Flange pillows are great fun and are used alot by many of our favourite designers. So what is a flange pillow? Its a pillow that has a border of flat fabric that goes around the outer edge of the pillow. This border is not sewn on; it is an effect created by sewing and stuffing the actual pillow a few inches away from the edge of the material. Season of Growth Later in the month I’m going to be showing a tutorial on how to make one, just like the photo above. To make the pillow just like mine, 9 1/2″ square, you will need the following supplies:

1. Your stitched piece. (My stitched piece was 5″ by 5″ square).

2. Some plain backing fabric (calico fabric is good for this).

3. Sewing thread and fabric to match your design.

4. Stuffing for the cushion.

5. Four buttons.

6. Pins, sewing scissors, a needle, and your sewing machine.

The class is going to be the weekend of the 21st & 22nd July so I hope you can join me then. In the meantime, happy stitching and feel free to leave me any comments if you have any questions.